Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service publishes documents and guides about its programs that engage citizens to improve economic development and quality of life by delivering research-based information in agriculture, natural resources, food safety and nutrition, economic and community development, and 4-H youth development.

Recent Submissions

  • Stream bank repair manual for South Carolina 

    Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service; Altman, Katie; Jackson, Karen; Morganello, Kim (South Carolina State Library, 2021-07-20)
    There are a variety of practices that can address issues in an unhealthy stream. This manual focuses on a set of practices designed to repair and stabilize unhealthy stream banks. It is important to distinguish between ...
  • 2021 South Carolina soybean production guide 

    Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service; Plumblee, Michael Thomas, 1991- (South Carolina State Library, 2021-05-07)
    This soybean guide covers such topics as: marketing soybean production, soybean vegetative and generative growth stages, soybean maturity groups and growth habit, planting considerations, soil sampling and fertility ...
  • Using farm assets for retirement 

    Richards, Steve; Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service; South Carolina Center for Cooperative and Enterprise Development (South Carolina State Library, 2021-06-18)
    Farm retirement decisions can be complicated, but they don’t have to be. This workbook takes you through some options, step-by-step, at your own pace, or with the help of a trained business consultant. The steps in ...
  • Starting an ag-business? : a pre-planning guide 

    Richards, Steve; Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service; South Carolina Center for Cooperative and Enterprise Development (South Carolina State Library, 2021-04-13)
    This workbook is intended to help you decide which enterprise is best, to act like a funnel by narrowing down ideas to what is financially and personally rewarding. Specifically, this guide is for: people who would like ...
  • Estate planning for farm families 

    Richards, Steve; Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service; South Carolina Center for Cooperative and Enterprise Development (South Carolina State Library, 2021-06-13)
    Farm retirement decisions can be complicated, but they don’t have to be. This workbook takes you through some options, step-by-step, at your own pace, or with the help of a trained business consultant. The steps in ...
  • Business transfer guide : senior generation 

    Richards, Steve; Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service; South Carolina Center for Cooperative and Enterprise Development (South Carolina State Library, 2021-05-11)
    Often, farm transfer decisions can be complicated, but they don’t have to be. This workbook takes you through the farm transfer process step-by-step at your own pace. The steps in this workbook are a guide, and you may use ...
  • Business transfer guide : junior generation 

    Richards, Steve; Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service; South Carolina Center for Cooperative and Enterprise Development (South Carolina State Library, 2021-04-28)
    Often, farm transfer decisions can be complicated, but they don’t have to be. This workbook takes you through the farm transfer process step-by-step at your own pace. The steps in this workbook are a guide, and you may ...
  • Starting an agricultural business in South Carolina : seven steps to getting started 

    Richards, Steve; Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service; South Carolina Center for Cooperative and Enterprise Development (South Carolina State Library, 2021-05-12)
    These seven steps in starting a business enterprise are discussed: business name, structure, and registration ; licensing, permits, and certifications ; business banking and insurance ; funding your business ; hiring ...
  • Doing business together : a joint business agreement guide 

    Richards, Steve; Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service; South Carolina Center for Cooperative and Enterprise Development (South Carolina State Library, 2021-05-12)
    Business agreements can be complicated, but they don’t have to be. This workbook will walk you through the business agreement process step-by-step at your own pace. The steps in this workbook are just a suggestion - ...
  • Dairy Heifer Project 2021-handbook 

    Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service (South Carolina State Library, 2021-06-03)
    Any active 4-H or FFA member, age 5-17, can raise and show a registered dairy heifer for 18 months in the South Carolina Dairy Heifer Project. This handbook explains the rules and regulations that govern the project.
  • Business plan development guide 

    South Carolina Center for Cooperative and Enterprise Development (South Carolina State Library, 2021-03-08)
    A business plan provides guidelines for measuring profitability, focuses on what actions will be taken during and after project implementation, and is also required for grants and loans. The following provides a ...
  • 2020 annual report 

    Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service; Ashley Cooper Stormwater Education Consortium (South Carolina State Library, 2020)
    The Ashley Cooper Stormwater Education Consortium’s Year Twelve Annual Report of Activities summarizes outreach and involvement programming offered by the Ashley Cooper Stormwater Education Consortium (ACSEC) community and ...
  • Annual Report 2019-2020 

    South Carolina Agricultural Education (South Carolina State Library, 2020-12-15)
    This report will list accomplishments of our FFA, Farmer and Agribusiness Association and SC Association of Agricultural Educators. In addition, it will give you an idea of the number of teachers and students that we have, ...
  • Peanut money-maker 2021 production guide 

    Anco, Dan; Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service (South Carolina State Library, 2021-01-08)
    This book is a guide for making timely peanut management decisions. The intention is to lay out a step-by-step game plan for peanut production under South Carolina conditions and to provide growers, county agents, private ...
  • South Carolina 4-H 2019-2020 annual report 

    Unknown author (South Carolina State Library, 2020-11-30)
    This annual report tells about the programs and activities of the past year.
  • Starting an agricultural business in South Carolina? : 7 steps to getting started 

    Clemson Extension Agribusiness; Richards, Steve (South Carolina State Library, 2020-04-28)
    This booklet gives advice on starting an agribusiness including: business name, structure, and registration; business licensing; permits, and certifications; business banking and insurance; funding your business; hiring ...
  • COVID-19 volunteer guidelines 

    Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service (South Carolina State Library, 2020-05-22)
    These guidelines address volunteers in the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service and answer questions about returning to work.
  • Selling to restaurants in South Carolina 

    Lamie, R. David; Ratliff, English; Vassalos, Michael; Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service; South Carolina Farm to Institution (South Carolina State Library, 2020-02-27)
    This fact sheet provides an overview of several important considerations for local food producers selling products directly to restaurants in South Carolina, including: Relationships and Communication, Product Branding, ...
  • Selling to food hubs in South Carolina 

    Lamie, R. David; Ratliff, English; Vassalos, Michael; Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service; South Carolina Farm to Institution (South Carolina State Library, 2020-02-27)
    This fact sheet will highlight key considerations for selling to food hubs, including: Product Branding, Packaging, Pricing, Labeling, Product Presentation, Insurance and Risk Management, Certification Requirements, ...
  • Selling to food distributors & wholesalers in South Carolina 

    Lamie, R. David; Ratliff, English; Vassalos, Michael; Clemson University. Cooperative Extension Service; South Carolina Farm to Institution (South Carolina State Library, 2020-02-27)
    This report will identify important considerations for farmers related to the following areas: Product Branding, Packaging, Pricing. Labeling, Product Presentation, Delivery and Invoicing, Insurance and Risk Management, ...

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